As long as women are using class or race power to dominate other women, feminist sisterhood cannot be fully realized
Beginning, middle, and ending screenshots from 2 performance pieces I did. In these pieces, each around 7 minutes in length, I reenact beauty rituals I practiced as a brown teenager who just wanted to be white.
Patricia Ann Alvarado
Possibly one of the best characters to ever be on TV
Salem was such a good character no one cared he was a bad puppet.
This character was the reason I expected that someday my cat was going to talk to me.
If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.
If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.
Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.
The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so.
‘Cause people seem to only post the 20-something Audrey Hepburn.
Audrey Hepburn was the granddaughter of a baron, the daughter of a nazi sympathizer, spent her teens doing ballet to secretly raise money for the dutch resistance against the nazis, and spent her post-film career as a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF, winning the presidential medal of freedom for her efforts.
…and history remembers her as pretty.
AND HISTORY REMEMBERS HER AS PRETTY
this is the first time I have ever seen a picture of her older than 20 and I think that’s scary
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